General Counsel Linda Wayner
Linda Maria Wayner is General Counsel for the Mayor's Office for International Affairs. Prior to joining the Office of the Mayor, Ms. Wayner was a commercial litigation attorney at the global law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP. She received her law degree from the University of Michigan, where she was an associate editor of the Michigan Law Review. Ms. Wayner obtained both a bachelor's and master's degree in International Politics from Baylor University. Ms. Wayner is admitted to practice in New York State, and she also serves as an adjunct professor of international commercial law at Pace Law School. She currently serves as a Deputy President of the Hispanic National Bar Association for the New York region, and is a member of the New York City Bar Association's Committee on International Security Affairs.